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Intoxicated Man Blocks Traffic, Threats With a Handgun & Prowlers: Police Blotter

The Richfield Public Safety Department releases its most recent crime reports.

All the following information was taken from the Richfield Public Safety Department's crime reports from Dec. 17, 2012, detailing incidents from Dec. 14-16.

Dec. 14

  • A man was arrested for failure to register as a sex offender after police stopped a suspicious vehicle at the intersection of 11th Avenue and 62nd Street East.
  • A 24-year-old Richfield man was arrested for fourth-degree DUI.
  • Copper tubing coils were stolen from heating and air-conditioning units on the 7500 block of Penn Avenue. The damage is estimated at $9,500.
  • A daughter attempted to contact a male parent through the son, violating a no contact order.
  • A man was arrested for disorderly conduct after police responded to a report of a drunk male blocking traffic and hitting cars with his fists at the intersection of 12th Avenue and 77th Street East. He was taken to jail.
  • A 55-year-old Inver Grove Heights man was arrested for fourth-degree DUI.
  • Police responded to a 911 hang-up call ad a possible domestic assault between two brothers on the 7100 block of Penn Avenue. The suspect was eventually located and arrested.

Dec. 15

  • Police responded to a report of two car prowlers on the 7600 block of 11th Avenue. Both fled the scene, however, one was apprehended and taken to jail.
  • Police responded to a report of an intoxicated male threatening another male with a handgun on the 6600 block of Chicago Avenue. 
  • Officers responded to a report of a vehicle being taken without permission. The car and driver were located and the driver was take to The Bridge.

Dec. 16

  • A 49-year-old Brooklyn Park man was arrested for third-degree DWI.
  • Police responded to an attempted burglary on the 6900 block of 17th Avenue.
  • Police responded to a fight in the street on the 6700 block of Cedar Avenue. Parties were gone when police arrived, however, a window of a vehicle was broken.
  • Police responded to a report of an unwanted visitor at a residence on the 7700 block of Penn Avenue. A male was found with an injury to his ear. A female was arrested for assault and taken to jail.
  • Police took a report of damage to Christmas lights valued at $148.
  • A victim reported that at some point in the last week an unknown person had attempted to gain entry to his garage by prying the service door. It appeared that a screwdriver had been used.
  • Police responded to Cash Express on a report of a check forgery. The party was arrested and taken to jail.

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B_Schiff December 20, 2012 at 06:39 PM
Officers responded to a report of a vehicle being taken without permission. The car and driver were located and the driver was take to The Bridge. Did he walk the plank?
Caitlin Burgess (Editor) December 20, 2012 at 06:53 PM
LOL. The Bridge: http://www.bridgeforyouth.org/index2.html

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